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Speed of Light

Intro

|-----------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------12-|-10--------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------|----12-11-10-8----8-10-11-10-8-10-8------10-11-10-8-10-8----3----|
|-----------|---------------10-------------------10-8-----------------10-3----|
|-----------|------------------------------------------------------------1----|

MAIN RIFF

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--5---5-5--4--3------3-----3-5-3-5------5---5-5--4--3------3-----3-5-3-5------|
A|--5---5-5--4--3------3---3-3-5-3-5------5---5-5--4--3------3---3-3-5-3-5------|
E|--3---3-3-----3-------------------------3---3-3-----3-------------------------|

VERSE

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------3-3-3p0-------------------|
A|------7-7-7p5-----------7-7-7p5-----------7-7-7p5-------------------3-----------------|
E|--0-0---------7-----0-0---------7-----0-0---------7-----1-1---------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|--5---5-5--4--3------3-----3-5-3-5------5---5-5--4--3------3-----3-5-3-5--------------|
A|--5---5-5--4--3------3---3-3-5-3-5------5---5-5--4--3------3---3-3-5-3-5--------------|
E|--3---3-3-----3-------------------------3---3-3-----3---------------------------------|

PRE CHORUS
    Gtr I (Adrian)
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------10-11-10-------------| 2X
B|-----13-13-13-11-----------------------------------13-13-11-13~--13----------13-11-13~---|
G|-----------------12----10~------10-12-10-------------------------------------------------|
D|--10----------------13-------13----------13-10-10----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------12-13-12-------------| 2X
B|-----15-15-15-13-----------------------------------15-15-13-15~--15----------15-13-15~---|
G|-----------------14----12~------12-14-12-------------------------------------------------|
D|--12----------------15-------15----------15-12-12----------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

OR


e|------8--8--8--6----------------------------8--8----8---8--10--11--10--8-----8~----| 2X
B|-------------------6----6--8--6------------------11-----------------------11-------|
G|--5--------------8----8---------8---5--5-------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|------10-10-10-8----------------------------10-10---10---10--12--13--12--10----10~-| 2X
B|--------------------8---8-10-8-------------------13-------------------------13-----|
G|--7--------------10---10-------10---7--7-------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Rhythm under lead for pre Chorus (some chords ring out some multiple strum your choice)
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 2x
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--5----------------------------------3--5------------------------------------------|
D|--5----------------------------------3--5------------------------------------------|
A|--3----------------------------------3--3------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 2x
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--7----------------------------------5--7------------------------------------------|
D|--7----------------------------------5--7------------------------------------------|
A|--5----------------------------------5--5------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

CHORUS
 knowing how Adrian writes songs and plays           optional C chord
e|--1--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 2x
B|--0--------------------------------------------------------(1)---------------------------|
G|--0---------------2--3-----------------------------------5-(0)----------5--3-2-----------|
D|--0---------------2--3-----------------3-----------------5-(2)----------5--3-2-----------|
A|--2---------------0--1-----------------3-----------------3-(3)----------3--1-0-----------|
E|--3------------------------------------1-------------------------------------------------|


Or

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 2x
B|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------3--3-3-3--3--3-3--------------------5--5-5-5--5-------3-2-----|
D|--5--5-5-5--5--5-5---3--3-3-3--3--3-3--3--3-3-3--3--3-3--5--5-5-5--5-------3-2-----|
A|--5--5-5-5--5--5-5---1--1-1-1--1--1-1--3--3-3-3--3--3-3--3--3-3-3--3-------1-0-----|
E|--3--3-3-3--3--3-3---------------------1--1-1-1--1--1-1----------------------------|



SOLO 1 ( Dave Murray)

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------15b-15b-15b--|
B|--10~-14p10-14p10-10h12h13p12--10-12-13-15b17--15b-15-13-12-13p12h13p12/10/12--13---------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|--15b-15-13-12-13p12h13p12----12---------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------15----15b-15-13-12-13p12h13p12-------------------13----13p12--|
G|----------------------------------------------------------14-------------14----14--------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------ 15-12-14-15-----------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--------------------------------------------------|
B|---------13p12h13p12------13p12----13p12----------|
G|--14--14-------------14---------14-------14^12^*^ |
D|--------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------|

e|------------------------------------14-14b---14-15b14p12h14p12----12--------------------------|
B|--12br10h12p10----10-13p12 10h12h13----------------------------15----15----15-13p12p13p12-----|
G|---------------12-------------------------------------------------------14~---------------14--|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|----------12-13-15-15b---------20-17-20-17----17--17---------------------------------|
B|-12h13h15------------------20b-------------20-----------20b~--20b-~~-----------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Rhythm  under solo ( During Dave's solo)


e|-------------------------------------------------------------------1---------------| 2x
B|-------------------------------------------------------------3-----0---------------|
G|--2---------------5---------------------5--2--------------5--2-----0------5--------|
D|--2---------------5--5---------------5--5--2--------------5--0-----0------5--------|
A|--0---------------3--5---------------5--3--0--------------3--------2------3--------|
E|---------------------3---------------3-----------------------------3---------------|


SOLO 2 (Adrian Smith)

e|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------12-14-15-14-12----12------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--14b~~------------------14----14-11----11-10----11-10-9------9-11-11p9-----9-------------|
D|-------------------------------------14-------14---------12-9------------12---12p11-------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10b~--|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------14-17-17b~--|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------/12--15-------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------9-11*10*9* --12-14-12-12-14b----------------------|
D|-----------------------------9-11h12p11p9--9-11-12---------------------------------------------------|
A|-9-11-12-9-11h12p11--9-11-12-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--15-14--15-14h15p14-12--14-12-14------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------14br---14--------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------16brbrb--14b--16brbr-14-11-10-9------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------12-9-12-11-9-----|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------12--|
E|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|


e|-----------------------------12-14-15-17-17-17b--r----|
B|--------------------12-14-15--------------------------|
G|----------9-11-12-9-----------------------------------|
D|-9-11-12----------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------|


Rhythm under Adrian's Solo
e|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------| 2x
B|-------------------------------------------------------------5-------------3-------|
G|--4---------------7---------------------7--4--------------7--4------2------2-------|
D|--4---------------7--7---------------7--7--4--------------7--2------2------0-------|
A|--2---------------5--7---------------7--5--2--------------5--2------0--------------|
E|---------------------5---------------5-----------------------0---------------------|

Ottro

|-----------|----------------------------------------------1-------------|
|-----------|----------------------------------------------1-------------|
|--------12-|-10-------------------------------------------0-------------|
|-----------|----12-11-10-8----10-11-10-8-10-8----3--------0-------------|
|-----------|---------------10-----------------10-3--------2-------------|
|-----------|-------------------------------------1--------3-------------|

  Good luck and have some real fun with this great Adrian Smith song
I have to give some credit to Masuka he did the transcription of the solos - brilliant work by this guy
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